Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT) has spoken out to warn that President Donald Trump received’t go “quietly within the evening” after Joe Biden was declared the winner of the election.
Romney Speaks Out In opposition to Trump
“You’re not going to alter the character of President Trump … He’s who he’s. He has a comparatively relaxed relationship with the reality,” Romney mentioned on CNN’s “State of the Union” on Sunday. “I’m satisfied that after all cures have been exhausted, if these are exhausted in a means that’s not favorable to him, he’ll settle for the inevitable.”
“However don’t anticipate him to go quietly within the evening. That’s not how he operates,” he added. “I would favor to see a extra sleek departure however that’s simply not within the nature of the person.”
Trump has but to concede to Biden, and he has as an alternative filed varied lawsuits difficult the result in varied states, claiming there was voter fraud. Romney additionally gave his ideas on Trump’s authorized technique going ahead.
“I’m extra involved concerning the language that’s used. I feel it’s positive to pursue each authorized avenue that one has. However I feel one must be cautious within the alternative of phrases. I feel whenever you say that the election was corrupt or stolen or rigged, that that’s, sadly, rhetoric that will get picked up by authoritarians all over the world,” Romney instructed NBC News’ “Meet the Press.”
“I feel it additionally discourages confidence in our democratic course of right here at dwelling. And with a battle occurring proper now between authoritarianism and freedom, why, I feel it’s essential that we not use language which might encourage a course in historical past which might be very, very unlucky,” he added.
Romney Desires People To Get Behind Biden
Romney, who has lengthy been seen as a never-Trump Republican, urged the nation to get behind Biden.
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I feel half the nation thinks it’s a fantastic thought. I feel the opposite half thinks it’s not such a fantastic thought, however the actuality is given the truth that the statisticians have come to a conclusion at this stage, I feel we get behind the brand new president, until for some motive that’s overturned,” Romney mentioned.
“We get behind the brand new president and need him the easiest and I ship our congratulations and can hold this president, just like the final president, in our prayers,” he added.
This piece was written by James Samson on November eight, 2020. It initially appeared in LifeZette and is utilized by permission.
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